Police Fleet Professional Magazine
Rugged laptops

Fall 2023 Rugged Laptops for Police Vehicles

Police officers need immediate access to critical information in order to do their jobs effectively. That is why patrol vehicles are equipped with mobile computers, or rugged laptops for use…
PFE Fort Worth, August 12–15
Police Fleet Expo Fall 2023
PFE 2023 highlights

Highlights from Police Fleet Expo 2023 

Another successful Police Fleet Expo (PFE) is now in the record books! In August 2023, the only Expo that brings together the largest group of police fleet professionals with vehicle…
Vehicle upfit

Planning Your Next Vehicle Upfit…Do-It-Yourself or Outsource?

The process of turning an otherwise “plain” vehicle into one that can respond to emergencies is known as upfitting. What began over one hundred years ago with the addition of…
Timing asset replacement for cost efficiency

The Million Dollar Decision: Timing Asset Replacement for Cost Efficiency

As managers who must oversee fleets of vehicles and heavy equipment (assets), comes the tremendous responsibility of determining the costs associated with each asset. Determining the optimal time to replace…
2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV

EV Financing: Federal Programs & Grants for EV Transition

In August 2023, we presented on this very topic at Police Fleet Expo in New Orleans. We all know that there are federal and state mandates requiring government fleets to…
Axis Body-Worn System And Live Streaming Software

Product Spotlight

Axis Body-Worn System And Live Streaming Software

The Axis body-worn system serves as a trusted partner for law enforcement to confidently protect and serve the community. With superior video and audio quality, this system helps to deter…

From Previous Issues

Police Fleet Expo 2023 Preview

Welcome to Police Fleet Expo 2023…and the great city of New Orleans! New Orleans, LA (NOLA) is known for coming alive during Mardi Gras, but the Big Easy has far…

Charging Station Providers for Electric Police Vehicles

Every fleet professional knows that having reliable vehicles at the ready is critical for operational success in order to protect the public. Today, police departments need to plan for the…

Whelen …70 Years of Innovation and Service

Today’s law enforcement fleet manager is inundated with vendor products promoting the latest and greatest in technology. Let’s face it, most of the top-tier suppliers make some very good products.…

The Important Role of Mobile Routers and the Benefits to Police Fleet Managers

Modern police vehicles rely heavily on mobile technology as a force multiplier, resulting in better access to information, increased operational efficiency, and improved situational awareness. Increasingly, agencies are finding that…

Protecting Night Vision to Create Effective Work Conditions and Safety

The paths of science and engineering cross at SoundOff Signal when it comes to lighting solutions that protect night vision for increased human performance in low-light scenarios. The company’s focus…
Norcross Police Department's Ford Mustang Mach-E police car

Norcross Police Department’s Ford Mustang Mach-E® Project

 The Norcross Police Department (NPD) is a full-service municipal law enforcement agency that was formed in 1870. The Norcross Police Department works closely with the community to identify concerns and…
Female police officer with male police officer in background

One-on-One with Fleet Professionals/Fleet Managers Across the Country—Part 4

Police vehicles are integral to law enforcement agencies operating efficiently and effectively. Officers spend many hours in their patrol cars, and they have become a mobile office in many respects.…
2023 F-150 Lightning Pro

Transitioning to Electric Patrol Vehicles: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

There are many things to consider before going down the road of electrifying a patrol fleet. Every department fleet is unique in fleet size, landscape, force size, duty cycle, and…